Effective

[database] Effective is a database of predicted bacterial secreted proteins. ...
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effective

[Adjective] Successful. Producing the result you wanted.
Example: This nappy cream is very effective.
See also: effect, affect
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effective

[adj] - (military) equipped and ready for service 2. [adj] - works well as a means or remedy 3. [adj] - producing or capable of producing an intended result or having a striking effect 4. [adj] - exerting force or influence 5. [adj] - able to accomplish a purpose 6. [adj] - existing in fact
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Effective

Ef·fect'ive adjective [ Latin effectivus : confer French effectif .] Having the power to produce an effect or effects; producing a decided or decisive effect; efficient; serviceable; operative; as, an effective force, remedy, speech; the effective men in a regiment. «...
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effective

Producing the intended result. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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effective

efficient adjective able to accomplish a purpose; functioning effectively; `people who will do nothing unless they get something out of it for themselves are often highly effective persons...`-G.B.Shaw; `effective personnel`; `an efficient secretary`; ...
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Effective

• (n.) Specie or coin, as distinguished from paper currency; -- a term used in many parts of Europe. • (n.) One who is capable of active service. • (n.) That which produces a given effect; a cause. • (a.) Having the power to produce an effect or effects; producing a decided or decisive effect; efficient; serviceable; operative; ...
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effective

producing the intended result.
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